Polly Hardie – Modern Mom, Producer of Global Citizens, Philanthropist
Polly Hardie is a passionate philanthropist and manager of The Yeargan Foundation. She is a graduate of Duke University where she double-majored in French and Political Science and earned a minor in Marketing. She worked as the Account Supervisor of Marketing for Envision LLC., a sports management firm in Los Angeles, California before leaving to follow her husband overseas in his career as a Diplomat with the United States Foreign Service. Following 10 years in Europe (Austria, Malta, France & Finland), the Hardies and their four sons are pleased to call New Orleans home since 2013.
Ms. Hardie is the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans. She also serves on the Boards of Trustees of Durham Nativity School and the Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health in her native North Carolina. She is a member of the Advisory Committee for The Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Impact 100 program.